Printing Borderless Photos


You can print your photos with no margins, extending the image all the way to the edges of the page.

Although borderless printing is a bit slower, you get beautiful snapshots and enlargements, without trimming, on these papers and sizes:  

Paper name
Sizes
Media/paper Type setting
EPSON Matte Paper Heavyweight
Letter (8.5 11 inches)
Matte Paper - Heavyweight
EPSON Photo Paper
4 6
Letter (8.5 11 inches)
Glossy Photo Paper
EPSON Glossy Photo Paper
4 6
Letter (8.5 11 inches)
EPSON DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper
4 6
Letter (8.5 11 inches)
DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper

Loading Paper

Load paper as shown below, then follow the instructions for your operating system.

See these sections for instructions on selecting printer settings:

Windows

  1. Start your photo program and open your photo.
  2. Open the File menu and click Print.
  3. Click Properties or Preferences. You see the following:


  4. Select Photo or Best Photo as the Quality Type setting.
  5. Select one of the following paper types:
    • Matte Paper - Heavyweight
    • Glossy Photo Paper
    • DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper
  6. Click the Borderless checkbox. Read the message and click OK.
  7. Select your paper Size setting
  8. Select Portrait or Landscape as the orientation setting.
  9. Click the Page Layout tab.


  10. Adjust the Expansion slider to choose Min, Max, or the in-between setting. Min retains the entire image in your print, but there may be a small white edge on the borders of the print. Max expands the image more to ensure that there are no unprinted edges, but the edges of the image may not appear in the print.
  11. Click OK, then click OK or Print.

Macintosh OS X

  1. Start your photo program and open your photo.
  2. Open the File menu and click Page Setup. You see the following:


  3. Select Stylus C84(Sheet Feeder - Borderless) in the Format for drop-down list.
  4. Select your Paper Size.
  5. Caution: When printing borderless photos, select one of the supported paper sizes ; never select a custom or unsupported paper size or ink may spray inside your printer.

  6. Select your document or image orientation.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Open the File menu and click Print. You see the following:


  9. Select Stylus C84(Sheet Feeder - Borderless) in the Printer drop-down list.
  10. Note: Make sure you choose the same printer that you selected in step 3, or you may get unexpected results for your print.

  11. Select Print Settings from the pop-up list.
  12. Select one of the following Media Types:
    • Matte Paper Heavyweight
    • Glossy Photo Paper
    • DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper
  13. Select Quality (for higher quality) or Speed (for faster printing) using the slider.
  14. Select Expansion from the pop-up list.


  15. Adjust the slider to choose Min, Max, or the in-between setting. Min retains the entire image in your print, but there may be a small white edge on the borders of the print. Max expands the image to ensure that there are no unprinted edges, but the edges of the image may not appear in the print.
  16. Click Print.

Macintosh OS 8.6 to 9.x

  1. Start your photo program and open your photo.
  2. Open the File menu and click Page Setup. You see the following:


  3. Select your Paper Size.
  4. Click the Borderless checkbox. Read the message and click OK.
  5. Click the Expansion button.


  6. Adjust the slider to choose Min, Max, or the in-between setting. Min retains the entire image in your print, but there may be a small white edge on the borders of the print. Max expands the image to ensure that there are no unprinted edges, but the edges of the image may not appear in the print.
  7. Select Portrait or Landscape as the orientation setting.
  8. Click OK to close the Page Setup window.
  9. Open the File menu and click Print.
  10. Select one of the following Media Types:
    • Matte Paper - Heavyweight
    • Glossy Photo Paper
    • DURABrite Ink Glossy Photo Paper
  11. Select Quality (for higher quality) or Speed (for faster printing) using the slider.
  12. Click Print.